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Open Meat Science Positions Monday, November 22, 2021

We are excited to have announced three positions in Meat Science. If you are interested in being part of a dynamic department with a rich history in Meat Science, please consider joining our team.

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Alumni and Service Award Nominations for 2022 Friday, November 19, 2021

We are seeking nominations for four awards that recognize the outstanding accomplishments of undergraduate and graduate alumni, and contributions individuals have made to the Department through their commitment to the livestock and (or) allied industries.

Young Alumni Distinction Award: Recognizes the significant accomplishments made by a University of Nebraska-Lincoln Animal Science Alumnus (BS, MS, or PhD) who has graduated in the last 10 years (since May 2009). 

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Staff Spotlight: Theresa Gransemer Monday, November 15, 2021
About Me

I am originally from Lincoln but I lived in Kearney for 25 years. My husband, Wayne, and I moved back to this area in October 2020.  I worked at University of Nebraska-Kearney for 18 years in the Student Accounts/Finance Office and it's great to be back working for the University. We have a 26 year old son, Nate, who lives/works in Omaha and our 23 year old daughter, Alison, just started her Speech Communications Masters program at UNK.

What is your position in the department?

I am a Payroll Associate for AVE & NRBC Business Centers.

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Faculty Spotlight: Samhoda Fernando Monday, November 1, 2021
About Me

My wife Yoshi and I have a son (Supun) and a daughter (Sethmi). They keep us very busy. When ever we get time we like to watch movies and travel around the US and to other countries. I like challenges and to solve problems.

What is your position in the department?

Professor, Nutritional Biochemistry

How long have you worked in the department?

10 years since April 2011.

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Staff Spotlight: Deb Dewald Monday, November 1, 2021
About Me

I grew up on a farm near Daykin, Nebraska where I was active in 4-H showing livestock. I moved to Lincoln and married Pete DeWald. We have been married for 33 years and have two boys, Jarrod and Cody. We live on a small acreage between Malcolm and Raymond, Nebraska. We love to travel and spend time with our friends and family.

What is your position in the department?

I am a personnel coordinator for the AVE Business Center.

How long have you worked in the department?

I have worked in the department for 25 years.

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Nebraska Beef Summit Set for Nov. 18 in Kearney Monday, November 1, 2021

Lincoln, Neb. —At the epicenter of beef production, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln's animal science department is set to host the Nebraska Beef Summit Nov. 18, featuring speakers from across the United States covering topics crucial to the state's #1 industry.

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